ALTOONA, Pa., Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- We are proud to announce that Sheetz has once again been named one of the country's Best Workplaces in Retail by consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune. Sheetz came in ninth on the list this year, following its Top 10 ranking in this category last year.
"We have tried our best to create an environment where our employees look forward to coming to work each day and are proud to be a part of this company. Our employees are the best in the business and they bring our internal mantra of TCF (Total Customer Focus) to life 24/7 365." said Joe Sheetz, president of Sheetz. "Our team members take excellent care of our customers, so it just makes sense for our organization to take care of our team members. Sheetz is proud to offer employees competitive wages, great benefits, flexible schedules, opportunities for advancement, bonuses, vacation time and more."
Sheetz earned a place on this list based on an anonymous survey measuring our team members' perceptions of their work environment, leadership, cooperation, compensation and other factors essential to employee well-being. Sheetz's results were among the best in the country when compared with a wide range of retailers that together employ more than 600,000 people.
"Surveys of the Best Workplaces show that a trusting, supportive culture can have a dramatic impact on employee commitment and team cohesion – and that's ultimately good for customers," said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work®.
The Best Workplaces in Retail is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work® and Fortune based on employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work®-Certified™ organizations.
Sheetz has also been ranked as a best workplace for 100 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR, Top 12 Best places to work for Women and Top 35 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Place to Work® and Fortune.
About Sheetz, Inc.
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz, Inc. is one of America's fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains, with more than $6.9 billion in revenue and more than 17,500 employees. The company operates over 538 store locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina. Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of MTO® sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals. All Sheetz convenience stores are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Top 10, Top 12 Best places to work for Women and Top 35 Best Workplaces for Millennials, Sheetz is committed to offering employees sustainable careers built on an inspiring culture and community engagement. For more information, visit www.sheetz.com or follow us on Twitter (@sheetz), Facebook (www.facebook.com/sheetz) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/sheetz).
About The Best Workplaces in Retail 2016:
The Best Workplaces in Retail ranking is based entirely upon feedback from more than 23,000 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified companies in the Retail sector who completed our Trust Index© Employee Survey. Employees answered questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace, which include management's honesty and ethics, camaraderie among employees, and fair and respectful treatment and clear expectations from management. Results from the survey are highly reliable, having a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of 5% or less. The total score for each company is based entirely upon this employee feedback. The companies with the highest employee ratings compared with organizations of the same size were selected for the list.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists, including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity and over a half dozen different industries.
Follow Great Place to Work® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.
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